Mia-Laine Martinez aggressively advocates on behalf of healthcare professionals in complex and often high-exposure medical malpractice litigation. An experienced trial attorney, her tireless work ethic builds agile and robustly supported defense strategies that ensure clients are best positioned to obtain a successful resolution.
Meticulously analyzing medical records and medical literature so no stone is left unturned, Mia develops an approach to litigation that is founded upon an unparalleled understanding of the applicable medicine in the medico-legal setting. Mia’s tenacious preparedness throughout her handling of all phases of litigation, including trial, contributes to her excellent outcomes.
Mia’s profound respect for the professionals she represents, including her understanding of the personal aspects attendant to medical malpractice litigation, has resulted in long standing relationships with clients. She takes pride in her ability to exceed her clients’ service expectations and has great passion for her role as an advocate. During her years of practice, Mia has effectively represented more than 100 physicians, including numerous Chairs of hospital departments, at depositions.
Mia first developed her interest for medical malpractice while serving as an intern during law school at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York where she was exposed to the defense of medical malpractice actions on behalf of the federal government.
Mia has lectured on topics including trial preparation and conducting depositions as part of the Firm’s Continuing Legal Education program.
Honors & Recognitions
Thomson Reuters, Rising Stars
- New York Metro: 2021 – 2022
Community & Professional
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
- Plaintiff Presents Conclusory Expert Affirmation From Physician or Different Specialty Who Was Not Practicing At Time of Care Resulting in Order of Summary Judgment12.14.2018
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2011
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2008
- New York, 2012
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2014
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2015